AMD officially announced new A620 chipset for Ryzen 7000 series CPUs
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ASRock, Asus, Biostar, Gigabyte, and MSI show their motherboards

AMD has officially announced its new A620 chipset, giving an entry-level motherboard option for its Ryzen 7000 series CPUs. ASRock, Asus, Biostar, Gigabyte, and MSI have already announced their own motherboards, and AMD says these should start at $85.

Gigabyte admits Ryzen CPU press release was a mistake
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Not sure how you do that

Gigabyte has admitted that a statement found in a recent press release announcing the launch of a next generation of Ryzen CPU in 2023 was a mistake.

AMD releases new driver optimized for The Last of Us Part I
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No need for it unless you are playing that game

AMD has decided to update the graphics driver a bit early to fix some of the performance issues seen with Naughty Dog's The Last of Us Part I game.

Intel promises Sierra Forest in the first half of next year
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Targeting data centre customers

Intel Sierra Forest, its first semiconductor for data centre customers focused on power efficiency, , would be delivered in the first half of next year.

AM5 motherboard adoption slow
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Tuesday, 28 March 2023 12:04

AM5 motherboard adoption slow

AMD promises radical price cuts

Six months after the launch of Ryzen 7000-series processors, AM5 motherboard prices are still too high and AMD has decided to step in and do something about it.

Threadripper 7000 confirmed for second half of the year
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Along with TR5 platform 

Asus China General Manager Tony Yu has confirmed that AMD's Ryzen Threadripper 7000 (codename Storm Peak) and new TR5 platform will hit the market in the second half of this year.

AMD testing hybrid processor with Zen 4 and 4c cores
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Family 25 Model 120 Stepping 0 revealed

An AMD processor identified as Family 25 Model 120 Stepping 0 recently showed up in the MilkyWay@Home database.

AMD's Ryzen 7 7840U does very well in early benchmarks
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4nm 28W Phoenix beats 45W Ryzen 9 6900HX

AMD's 4nm Phoenix Ryzen 7040U low-power lineup has not been officially announced yet, but it already has been doing quite well in leaked benchmarks, with the Ryzen 7 7480U doing quite well against some previous heavy-hitters like the Ryzen 9 6900HX or Intel's Core i7-12800H.

AMD announce delays and Intel abandons Thunder Bay
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Bad week for dropping the ball

Intel and AMD dropped the ball on some key products. AMD said it was postponing this month's launch of the 7040HS series to April, and Chipzilla abandoned its Thunder Bay niche accelerator.

AMD officially delays Phoenix Ryzen 7040HS series for April
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Only Dragon Range for now

Although originally meant to launch in March, the AMD Ryzen 7040HS Phoenix laptop CPU series has been officially pushed back to April.